COVID vaccines will be available Sunday, December 19th from 8am-1pm, ages 5-11.    Flu Clinics open Monday  November 22nd from 9am-6pm, Thursday December 2nd from 9am-7pm,  Sunday December 12th from 9:30am-12:30pm and Sunday December 19th from 8am-1pm.  Give the Sparta office a call at 973-729-2197 to setup appointments.

Welcome to Our Practice

Looking for a compassionate, family-centered pediatrician in Sparta, NJ or Milford, PA? You’ve come to the right place. At Skylands Pediatrics, we specialize in medical care for kids, and we would love to get to know your family better. Our commitment is to help children reach their highest potential by promoting and maintaining physical and emotional well-being from birth up through 21 years.

Our pediatricians believe that accessibility, understanding, and comfort are the cornerstones for an exceptional pediatric practice. To achieve this goal, we offer convenient office hours, helpful patient resources and an outstanding level of support and expertise. So whether you’re visiting for the first time or the hundredth time, you’ll receive quality care every time.

Our shared goal, as parents and physicians, is to guide your child on a path of optimal health. In order to attain this, we continuously strive to exceed our patients’ expectations while maintaining the highest standards in pediatric medicine. From prenatal visits and preventive care to the treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, Skylands Pediatrics offers comprehensive medical care for children.

Please take a few moments to explore our informational website. We hope you will find our site easy to navigate, informative, and helpful in keeping your family healthy. This website gives you easy access to our pediatric practice, including directions, hours of operations, payment policies, and information about our physicians and services. It also includes answers to some of our most commonly asked questions.

If you have any questions or want to schedule your child’s first visit to our office, feel free to contact us today. Our friendly and highly knowledgeable staff is available to support and assist you with any questions or concerns you may have. Thank you for your interest in Skylands Pediatrics.

  • We have staff that speaks several foreign languages: English, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese.
  • We are the School Physicians for several school districts in NJ
  • We participate in the NJ Vaccines for Children Program (VFC), providing vaccines to non-insured and under-insured children
  • We are open 7 days a week, we have an Ill Child Waiting Room and a separate Well Child Waiting Room
  • We care for children from Birth to 21 years

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Meet the Providers

  • Dr. Carol Calabrese

    Dr. Carol Calabrese has been in practice in Sussex County since 1988. Her undergraduate degree was awarded by Georgetown University College of Arts and Science. 

  • Dr. Inna Meskin

    Dr. Inna Meskin joined Skylands Pediatrics in January 1998. She is a graduate of the Moscow Medical School, Russia.

  • Dr. Alexis Capozzoli

    Dr. Capozzoli holds a certification in Global Heath and had traveled to Haiti in 2013 as part of a medical mission, providing care for adults and children.

  • Dr. Denise Novaes

    Dr. Denise Novaes is originally from Brazil, she studied medicine at the Universidad Federal Fluminense located in Rio de Janerio. 

  • Renee Thomas, APN.

    Renee Thomas, Advanced Practice Nurse, is a board certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her bachelor’s Degree as well as her master’s Degree in Nursing from Seton Hall University.

Testimonials

  • "The doctors here are so good and really are so patient with the kids who do not want to be there. They also seem to be very up to date with current health news in regards to children especially babies."
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  • "I unfortunately have not had the pleasure of taking my children to this doctors office, But I called to make an appointment and they were very helpful with insurance questions and most offices get irritated when you don't know anything about insurance."
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  • "They've always provided tremendous service - scheduled us quickly when a sick appointment was needed and took a lot of time during well checks to answer our questions. The staff, nurses and doctors are great!"
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  • "I have been coming here for the past 13 years and I am very pleased with the care our family and my girls receive by the physicians and staff! We love Dr. Calabrese and Dr. Capozzolli!"
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  • "LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS OFFICE!!! My wait time is never too long. The staff is welcoming and warm hearted. The nurses/physicians are GREAT! I recommend all of you to this place! They FULLY exam your children. They educate you on any and everything!"
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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Sparta Office

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

9:30 am-12:00 pm

Milford Office

Monday:

9:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

9:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

9:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Our Locations

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